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Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Definitive Edition

Recipe Books - Weapons

Jarrod Garripoli

You will find the locations of all Recipe Books that contain weapons on this page. They are listed in the order in which you will probably find them during the main story.

Fist Forays Into Forging

  • Obtained whenever you get the Fun-Sized Forge from Erik in The Manglegrove
Result Stars Ingredients
Bronze Sword .5 Copper Ore (x2), Flintstone
Divine Dagger .5 Copper Ore, Fresh Water

I Love Iron Arms

Result Stars Ingredients
Iron Broadsword 1 Iron Ore (x2), Copper Ore
Cast-Iron Claymore 1 Iron Ore (x3), Copper Ore

So You Want to Be a Witch

Result Stars Ingredients
Lamp Post 1 Beast Bone, Lamplight
Wizard’s Staff 1 Pink Pine, Warmaline, Lamplight
Tricky Turban 1 Cottontop (x2), Duneberry, Narspicious
Fizzle-Retardant Blouse 1 Cottontop, Narspicious, Oasis Water
Enchantress’s Gloves 1 Cottontop, Duneberry, Butterfly Wing

A Slender Sword of Solid Silver

  • Found in a chest on the central platform (requires some climbing) in western Laguna di Gondolia
Result Stars Ingredients
Silver Rapier 1 Silver Ore (x2), Beast Bone, Glass Frit


Result Stars Ingredients
Broader Sword 1 Iron Ore (x3), Pitch Pearl
Battle Fork 1 Beast Bone (x2), Witherwood, Yellow Eye
Rose Whip 1 Pink Pine, Narspicious, Buzzberries

Smithing with Steel

Result Stars Ingredients
Steel Broadsword 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Iron Ore, Blue Eye
Soarin’ Steel 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Iron Ore (x2), Big Bone (x2)
Steel Shield 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Iron Ore, Glass Frit (x2)
Steel Helmet 1.5 Silver Ore (x3), Iron Ore (x2), Royal Soil (x2)
Full Plate Armour 1.5 Silver Ore (x3), Iron Ore, Tiny Tortoise Shell (x2)

Building Butterfly Bric-a-Brac

Result Stars Ingredients
Batterfly Knife 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Coagulant, Butterfly Wing
Malleable Mask 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Butterfly Wing (x2), Narspicious

Your Crafting Career Starts Here

Result Stars Ingredients
Jolly Brolly 1.5 Witherwood (x2), Waveweed, Sparkly Sap
Coral Hairpin 1.5 Crimson Coral, Maiden’s Favour
Utility Belt 1.5 Hardy Hide (x2), Celestial Skein, Grubby Bandage

Building a Blade of Blistering Brutality

  • In a chest behind the counter in the weapon shop in Lonalulu
Result Stars Ingredients
Cautery Sword 1.5 Silver Ore (x2), Lava Lump, Red Eye

Lashings of Class

Result Stars Ingredients
Queen’s Whip 2 Mirrorstone (x2), Narspicious, Green Eye

Electrifying Equipment

Result Stars Ingredients
Lightning Staff 2 Pink Pine (x2), Thunderball, Royal Soil
Lightning Lance 2 Gold Ore (x3), Thunderball, Magic Beast Horn

Build Better Birds’ Feet

Result Stars Ingredients
Crow’s Claws 2 Platinum Ore, Flurry Feather (x2), Twisted Talons

Dragony Designs

  • On a bookshelf in a house south of the weapons shop in Phnom Nonh
Result Stars Ingredients
Wyvern Wand 1.5 Pink Pine (x2), Dragon Hide, Blue Eye
Dragontail Whip 2 Dragon Horn, Dragon Hide, Green Eye

Knick-Knacks for Nifty Nickers

Result Stars Ingredients
Bloodletter 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Dragon Horn, Red Eye
Swordbreaker 2 Silver Ore (x2), Gold Ore (x2), Twisted Talons (x2)
Thief’s Turban 1.5 Evencloth, Narspicious, Pitch Pearl
Robber Gloves 1 Magic Beast Hide (x2), Slipweed, Kitty Litter
Gloomy Gloves 2 Magic Beast Hide, Evencloth

Making the Magic Happen

  • In a chest behind the Magic Key door in Gallopolis
Result Stars Ingredients
Hocus Locus 2 Pink Pine (x2), Sparkly Sap (x2), Yellow Eye
Hocus Hat 2 Faerie Fluff (x2), Toad Oil (x2), Snakeskin
Fizzle-Retardant Suit 2 Silkblossom (x2), Oasis Water, Belle Cap

Divine Designs

  • In a chest behind the Magic Key door in Gondolia
Result Stars Ingredients
Seraphic Sceptre 2 Pink Pine (x2), Angel Bell (x3), Yellow Eye
Angel’s Sandals 2 Celestial Skein (x2), Angel Bell (x3), Flurry Feather (x2)

Supercool Kit

  • In a chest behind the cabin in the northern part of the Snaerfelt
Result Stars Ingredients
Winter’s Wing 2 Avabranche (x2), Permasnow (x2), Platinum Ore (x2)
Shiverstick 2 Avabranche (x2), Purple Eye, Sparkly Sap

Platinum Power

  • On a bookshelf on the second floor of the Sniflheim Inn (after thawed)
Result Stars Ingredients
Platinum Sword 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Magic Beast Hide (x2), Buzzberries (x2)
Platinum Powersword 2 Platinum Ore (x3), Gold Ore (x2), Mirrorstone (x2)
Platinum Lance 2 Platinum Ore (x3), Silver Ore (x2), Blue Eye
Platinum Claws 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Iron Ore (x2), Yellow Eye

How to Outdo the Undead

Result Stars Ingredients
Zombie Slayer 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Saint’s Ashes, Extra Mural

The Devil’s in the Details

  • Found on a bookshelf in Jasper’s Quarters on the bottom floor of Heliodor Castle
Result Stars Ingredients
Demonsbane 2 Platinum Ore (x3), Saint’s Ashes (x2)
Demon Spear 2.5 Platinum Ore (x2), Fatalistick (x2), Blue Eye
Demon’s Whip 2 Platinum Ore (x2), Grubby Bandage (x3), Purple Eye (x2)
Devil’s Tail 2 Grubby Bandage, Fatalistick (x2)

A Recipe Book of Regal Regalia

Result Stars Ingredients
King Axe 2 Gold Ore (x3), Enchanted Stone (x3), Beast Bone (x2)
King’s Coat 2.5 Silkblossom (x3), Ethereal Stone, Savvy Sapphire
Queen’s Robe 2.5 Silkblossom (x3), Ethereal Stone, Royal Ruby

More Dragony Designs

Result Stars Ingredients
Dragonsbane 2.5 Mythril Ore (x2), Dragon Horn (x2), Red Eye (x2)
Wyrmfang 2.5 Mythril Ore (x3), Dragon Hide (x2), Dragon Horn (x2)
Dragon Shield 2 Mythril Ore (x2), Dragon Horn, Yellow Eye
Dragon Mail 2 Mythril Ore (x3), Dragon Hide (x2), Red Eye (x2)

The Mothmask Prophecies

Result Stars Ingredients
Dread Dagger 2.5 Platinum Ore (x2), Coagulant (x2), Evencloth
Papillon Mask 2.5 Mythril Ore (x2), Butterfly Wing, Coagulant, Narspicious (x2)

Snowfield Styles

  • In a chest at the dead end just north of the shelter that’s by the Viking Hideout
Result Stars Ingredients
Fenrir Fang 3 Mythril Ore (x2), Ice Crystal (x2), Twisted Talons, Savvy Sapphire
Ice Claws 2.5 Silver Ore (x2), Ice Crystal (x2), Avabranche (x2), Savvy Sapphire
Avalanche Axe 2.5 Mythril Ore (x3), Ice Crystal (x2), Permasnow (x2), Savvy Sapphire

Fine Fashions for Philosophers

Result Stars Ingredients
Sage’s Staff 2.5 Fatalistick (x2), Thinkincense (x3), Fresh Water (x3), Yellow Eye (x3)
Scholar’s Cap 2.5 Glimmergrass (x3), Blue Eye, Celestial Skein (x2)
Thinking Cap 2.5 Gold Ore (x3), Platinum Ore (x2), Equable Emerald (x2), Thinkincense (x2)
Guru’s Gloves 2.5 Dragon Hide (x2), Thinkincense, Sage’s Elixir

Making the Most of Mythril

Result Stars Ingredients
Fizzle Foil 2.5 Mythril Ore (x2), Narspicious (x2), Fatalistick (x2), Red Eye (x2)
Mythril Helm 2.5 Mythril Ore (x2), Dragon Horn (x2), Glass Frit (x2), Yellow Eye
Dancer’s Mail 2.5 Mythril Ore (x3), Slipweed (x2), Buzzberries (x2)

Secrets of the Sunken Spirit

Result Stars Ingredients
Full Fathom Fork 2.5 Densinium (x3), Crimson Coral (x2), Rippledrops, Spellbound Bough (x2)

Even More Dragony Designs

Result Stars Ingredients
Red Dragon Rod 3 Firewood (x2), Dragon Hide (x2), Royal Ruby, Lava Lump (x2)
Wyrmwand 3 Firewood (x2), Royal Ruby (x2), Dragon Horn (x2), Sparkly Sap (x2)

Things to Do with Metal Goo

Result Stars Ingredients
Metal Goomerang 3 Molten Globules, Slimedrop, Spellbound Bough (x2), Toad Oil (x2)
Metal Gooreatsword 3 Molten Globules, Slimedrop, Maiden’s Favour (x2), Densinium
Metal Slime Armour 3 Molten Globules, Slimedrop, Densinium (x2), Large Scale (x2)
Metal Slime Helm 3 Molten Globules, Slimedrop, Mythril Ore (x2), Mirrorstone (x2)
Metal Slime Shield 3 Molten Globules, Slimedrop, Big Bone (x2), Sun-Bleached Seashell (x2)
Metal Slime Spear 3 Molten Globules, Slimedrop, Glass Frit (x2), Twisted Talons (x2)
Metal Slime Sword 3 Molten Globiles, Slimedrop, Dragon Horn (x2), Big Bone (x2)

In Fine Fettle with Liquid Metal

Result Stars Ingredients
Liquid Metal Armour 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Dragon Horn (x2), Platinum Ore (x2)
Liquid Metal Goomerang 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Wyrmwood (x2), Densinium (x2)
Liquid Metal Gooreatsword 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Densinium (x2), Lamplight (x2)
Liquid Metal Helm 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Dracolyte (x2), Lucida Shard (x2)
Liquid Metal Jacket 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Dragon Hide (x2), Colourful Cocoon (x2)
Liquid Metal Shield 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Gold Nuglet (x2), Densinium (x2)
Liquid Metal Spear 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Wyrmwood (x2), Gold Nuglet (x2)
Liquid Metal Sword 3.5 Molten Globules, Goobricant, Dragon Horn (x2), Lamplight (x2)


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  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    3DS, PC, PS4, Switch
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  • Guide Release
    4 September 2018
  • Last Updated
    19 September 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard

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An epic battle between Light and Darkness is about to begin as the Luminary awakens on his 16th birthday. Join a diverse cast of characters as you traverse the world of Erdrea on a quest to discover why you’ve been branded the Darkspawn and the many mysteries of the Luminary.

The most complete guide for Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age features all there is to do and see in the world of Erdrea. A step-by-step walkthrough featuring every item, quest and side activity illustrated with gorgeous screenshots.

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